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10
Sep

Fewer bums but more seats

On the same day that the IWK Health Centre announced it was cutting 22 youth care workers in the mental health addiction services department, the region’s largest youth hospital awarded a tender valued at $72,485 to Office Interiors to buy and install new office furniture. 

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10
Sep
Irvine and that pesky Building Code Act,  Part Deux

Irvine and that pesky Building Code Act, Part Deux

For the second time this year, Halifax Regional School Board chair Irvine Carvery is being hounded by the city for allegedly violating the Building Code Act. 

Irvine and wiferoo Monica will be heading to trial on August 28 after they allegedly constructed a garage on their 2354 Creighton Street property without a permit. They are also charged with failing to comply with an order.

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10
Sep
The long, long voyage  of the Bluenose Trust funds

The long, long voyage of the Bluenose Trust funds

It finally happened. Liberal Senator Wilfred P. Moore, 70, has relinquished control of the Bluenose II’s finances, handing over the cash and assets of the Bluenose II Preservation Trust Society to the Schooner Bluenose Foundation. From start to finish, this transaction took seven and half years. 

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10
Sep
Council seats get bum’s rush

Council seats get bum’s rush

Remember that time in July 2011 when our glorious Mayor Peter Kelly said he was pleased by the Utility and Review Board’s decision to reduce the size of Halifax Regional Municipality’s council from its current 23 members to 16?

He was quoted as saying he was keen on it as it would save the municipality about half a million dollars in addition to streamlining debate in council. 

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10
Sep
Shabby 99 Aberdeen  being reborn as sex shop

Shabby 99 Aberdeen being reborn as sex shop

Bridgewater Councillor David Mitchell, previously appearing in Frank for publicly criticizing the appearance of commercial building 99 Aberdeen Road, may be excited to learn it has not only been completely renovated, but has a new tenant.

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